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Veterinary Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The Human­Animal Relationship is an essential aspect of understanding the past and present of all societies.On this topic in Ottoman Egypt, see Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), from which...

The New Romantics

The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...In the mid-twentieth century a current of English-language historiography used medieval literature and culture – rather than economics, social relations or institutions – as a means of grasping both the essence of the Middle Ages...
...For the longest time I read these lines from Sam Cooke’s song “Wonderful World” as a simple set of hyperbolic statements to better celebrate the unique nature of the singer’s love (“But I do know that I love you …”). Over the years, based...

Adapting Medieval Narratives

Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...My lord Hartmann von Aue, a guest of mine is coming to Lady Guinevere, your mistress, and to your lord, King Arthur, to their castle.mîn hêr Hartmann von Ouwe, frou Ginovêr iwer frouwe und iwer hêrre der künc Artûs den kumt ein mîn gast ze...

Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

Hussites in History

The Hussites

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...The place of the Hussites in Czech history has always been a source of controversy. From the defeat at White Mountain in 1620 to the period following Napoleon’s defeat of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the Hussites were regarded as heretics...

Medievalism and Memory

Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...What is now plain and clear is that neither future nor past things are in existence, and that it is not correct to say there are three periods of time: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be proper to say there are three periods...

As it Really Was

The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...By the late nineteenth century, distinct streams of progressive and aesthetic historical thinking had emerged in Europe. This separation was the result of the process of professionalization among academic historians, almost all of whom now...

Lewis Carroll, “Jabberwocky”

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Lewis Carroll was the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), the British author who penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871). It is from the latter that the poem “Jabberwocky” is taken....

Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Medievalism in colonial and former colonial societies is a paradoxical phenomenon. It produces, sometimes mischievously, sometimes anxiously, the traces of an impossible history. The many reconstructions and citations of the Middle Ages...